Pickup Truck Crashes and Restraint Usage, 2005


Publication Date: January 2007

Publisher: Indiana University. Center for Urban Policy and the Environment

Author(s): Kathy Lisby; Matt Nagle; Samuel Nunn; Dona Sapp

Research Area: Transportation

Type: Report

Coverage: Indiana

Abstract:

Indiana's seat belt law exempts pickup truck and SUVs that have truck licenses, in spite of the fact that safety belts save lives. This traffic safety fact sheet shows that two-thirds of the people involved in fatal pickup truck accidents in Indiana in 2005 were not wearing seat belts.